Tyrian Hue


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This purple violet is a modern replacement for the historic Tyrian Purple, which was made from many many many whelk shells (thus its historic rarity and exclusivity).

Country of origin: Germany
Transparency: Transparent
Compatibility: Paints, fresco
Lightfastness: 8
Composition: Synthetic mineral
Chemical formula: Sodium-aluminium-sulfo-silicate.

General protective measures:  Always wear a dust mask, gloves, apron and eye protection.

These dry pigments are not sold for cosmetic, food, pharmaceutical or tattoo use.

Keep away from foodstuffs and drinks. Do not eat, drink or smoke during work. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. Do not allow children or pets to contact these art materials.

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